DRCC News

Do you catch and eat fish from the Detroit River?

August 1st, 2019

If so, we want to hear from you! We’re collecting information for BUI #1 – Restrictions on Fish and Wildlife Consumption and want to know what types of fish you eat from the Detroit River, how often you eat them, and who you share them with. Visit our fish consumption survey page for more information!

New Canada-Ontario Agreement up for Public Comment

July 8th, 2019

On July 5, Canada and Ontario released a draft Canada-Ontario Agreement to support the continued partnership on Great Lakes restoration, including work on improving Areas of Concern. They are seeking public comment. View the document and submit your comments here on this important agreement by Sept 4/19.    

SAVE THE DATE – 2019 State of Strait Conference

July 3rd, 2019

Save the Date! The 8th Biennial State of the Strait Conference will be held at the University of Windsor on November 19, 2019. The event is free and the conference will focus on the status and trends of ecosystem health indicators in the Detroit River. More information can be found on the SoS website.  

2019-2023 Draft Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan Available for Public Review

June 28th, 2019

The Draft Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) is now available for public comment. The Lake Erie LAMP “identifies key priorities for the lake and connecting rivers, and guides the coordination of binational environmental protection and restoration activities aimed at preserving and protecting Lake Erie’s water quality and ecosystem health.” Comments are due […]

Earth Day 2019 Planting Event

May 1st, 2019

Earth Day 2019 Planting Event  Gina Pannunzio and Ian Naisbitt  “When we plant a tree, we are doing what we can to make our planet a more wholesome and happier dwelling-place for those who come after us.” ~Holmes On Sunday, 28 April, the Windsor-Essex community celebrated Earth Day 2019 by planting 2200 trees and shrubs. […]

Get Involved!

From tree plantings and clean ups, to advocacy and education programs, CLICK HERE to find out how you can be involved with protecting and enhancing the Detroit River.